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Installing PlayStation 2 Disc Drive 



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Installing PlayStation 2 Disc Drive 



Tools used in this guide 

• Metal Spudqer (1) 

• Phillips #00 Screwdriver (1) 

• Phillips #1 Screwdriver (1) 



In the need that you need to replace the entire disc drive, here's what you need to do. You may need to 
do a little eBay perusing first, but when you find that replacement, these steps will show you how to 
remove your old one. 



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Installing PlayStation 2 Disc Drive 




Step 1 - disassembly Top Cover 

• Flip the PlayStation 2 so that the bottom of the device is 
facing up. 

• Using a metal spudger, pry the 8 flat screw covers out. 

• Remove the following 8 screws: 

• Four 55.4 mm Philips screws. 

• Four 18 mm Phillips screws. 




Step 2 

• Peel the warranty sticker next to the main power switch 
from the case. 



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Step 3 

• Flip the PlayStation 2 back over and remove the top 
cover, prying the half closer to the power switch first 
and rocking the whole thing towards the front 

• Carefully remove the cord that attaches the 
two halves by unclipping the power cord 
assembly from the case in the lid. 



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Step 4 - Power Board 

• Remove the two 6.4 mm Phillips black screws holding 
the disc drive in place. 

• Remove the whole disc drive by carefully tilting the lid 
and sliding out. 



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Steps 

• Remove two 14.6 mm Phillips head gold screws to 
remove controller port. 




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step 6 

• Gently lift out the controller port. 

• Disconnect the ribbon cable from the controller port. 



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• Remove two 14.6 mm Phillips gold screws holding the 
fan. 




Steps 

• If you utilize your expansion bay for its 
intended purpose, make sure you remove 
the component now. 



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• Remove the cover for the expansion bay. 

• Pull the innards out and away from the bottom cover. 

• Now that all of that bulky plastic is out of the way, we 
can get to the fun stuff - electronics! 

• Let's begin by removing the four 7.6 mm Phillips head 
gold screws holding on the power supply board. 



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Step 9 

• With the screws out of the way, the metal case that 
houses the expansion bay will lift off with ease 

• There is one cable that is clipped onto the 
power board. It is located next to the main 
power switch. 



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• Carefully begin lifting the power board. You can now 
see the clip holding the power board in place. 

• Unsnap the clip, and the board is free from the unit. 




Step 10 - Disc Drive 

• Underneath where the power supply once was is a 
transparent piece of plastic. This is the heat shield, and 
it can now be removed. 



• It can be a bit stubborn, so it may take a 
little finessing to get it free. 



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Step 11 

• Now with the heat shield out of the way, you 
can see there are quite a few screws 
holding the rest in place. 



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• Remove the following screws securing the metal 
chassis to the logic board: 

• Seven 5.8 mm Phillips silver screws. 

Two 7.4 mm Phillips gold screws. 




Step 12 

• Unclip flaps, one on one side and two on the 
other, holding the disc drive together. The 
first two pictures display where the three 
flaps are. This is very tricky so take your 
time. 

• Carefully begin to lift out the disc drive. 

• Beware, there are ribbon cables still 
attached. 






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Step 13 

• There are four ribbon cables attached to the 
disc drive. Be careful not to rip any of them! 



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• Remove the three blue ribbon cables and one 
orange ribbon cable by gently pulling on the blue 
plastic strips. 

• Carefully remove the orange ribbon cable from 
the laser by gently pulling on the white plastic 
strip. 

• Now the disc drive is free to be removed. 



To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. 



This document was last generated on Dec 14, 2010. 



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